'''Ween''' is an American alternative rock
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band formed in New Hope, Pennsylvania
in 1984 by childhood friends Gene Ween|Aaron Freeman
and Dean Ween|Mickey Melchiondo Jr.
. After meeting in a middle school typing class, the two began playing music and immediately chose the name Ween as well as pseudonyms Gene Ween (Freeman) and Dean Ween (Melchiondo), a choice inspired by The Ramones
Ween performed as a duo backed by a Digital Audio Tape
for the band's first ten years of...